As Inauguration Day is just a day away, President-elect Joe Biden has nominated all the members to his Cabinet. A record number of female members will hold positions in the Cabinet based on the nominations so far.
Everyone’s attention has been on Georgia this past week as people awaited the results of the Senate runoff elections. During the 2020 election, Georgia became a key battleground state, with Gen Z voters and Black voters turning out to vote in record numbers.
I got my Ph.D. at age 29. In the four years it took me to earn the degree I was trained in research methods and statistical analysis, I worked on a number of large-scale research studies, I co-authored articles, I designed and implemented original research, and I wrote a 150+ page dissertation. I have never led with the title. In fact, I rarely use it.
Delaware native Sarah McBride is a politician and activist. McBride is a State Senator-elect of the state of Delaware. McBride will be the first transgender state senator in the history of the United States. Here's a timeline of key moments in McBride's career.
Being a good leader when you’re young can seem daunting, but don’t let your age stop you from being the best leader you can be. Whether you’re in politics, activism or in school, being a leader in your community can open doors and better prepare you for your future. If you are looking to step into a leadership position or already serving in one, check out these tips to be even more effective and successful.
Stacey Yvonne Abrams is an American politician, lawyer, voting rights activist, and author who served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2007 to 2017, serving as minority leader from 2011 to 2017. Here's a timeline of key moments in Abrams’ career.
Join IGNITE online for our young women’s track at the New England Women’s Policy Conference: The Time Is Now: Gender Justice, Antiracism, and Systemic Change.
Election Day has come and gone. As 2020 begins to wind down many of us are looking forward to a restful holiday season. But if we know anything about civic engagement, activism, and women’s rights, it’s that the work doesn’t end when the election is over. The real work happens in the years in between.
Curious about running for office? Maybe you’ve wanted to get into politics for a while now, or maybe the election lit a fire inside you. Whatever it is, congratulations! We need more women with political ambition to rise and follow this dream. Less than a quarter of elected officials are women and the numbers are even lower for women of color.
Election Day is over just like that. Now what? This election has consumed many of us for what feels like the better part of a year. It’s fair to be feeling tired, burnt out, and frankly ‘over’ political discussions. But in reality, we’re just getting started. Now is when we begin the next phase of our civic duty - we hold politicians accountable for their promises.